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Occupational Therapist - New Grad - Port Pirie & Broken Hill

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Are you in your final year of your studies in Occupational Therapy and ready to launch your career? The Benevolent Society is THRILLED to invite 2023 graduates to find out more about our Graduate Pathways Program, a unique opportunity to join our multi-disciplinary teams and grow in your profession!

Our program consists of:

  • Total remunerations $92,000 (Base + Super) + Salary Packaging + meal & entertainment card
  • Flexible- friendly and hybrid work options
  • Relocation Incentive for eligible applicants
  • Full-time roles in:
    • Port Pirie & Broken Hill

At The Benevolent Society, we value the fresh energy, ideas, and motivation that you, as new graduates bring to the table. We recognise your strong desire to create sustainable change and that you understand the importance of providing high-quality support and mentorship to help you develop essential skills and excel in your career.

As part of our commitment to fostering a nurturing environment for graduates, we are looking to employ dedicated and talented individuals on a full-time basis, set to begin in January, following your graduation. Interested? Keep on reading!

Your Graduate Pathways Journey

  • To help you get acclimated, we will:
    • Pair you with a supportive, peer-buddy
    • Host a comprehensive, 1-week induction with your entire graduate cohort
    • Facilitate connection between graduates and the rest of the Organisation
  • To assist in your growth, we will:
    • Provide access to various learning opportunities
    • Set-up one hour of formal supervision each week, providing you with a safe space to seek guidance and support from your seniors
    • Host monthly workshops for you to expand and deepen your knowledge
    • Provide the opportunity to have exposure to practice across other areas of The Benevolent Society

Our Benefits

We support people to live their best life. That includes you, our employee. A ‘best life’ is unique to everyone and can change as life changes. Here are a few things you might be interested in:

  • Salary Benefits - You can package up to $15,900 pa of you pre-tax salary to pay for everyday expenses before income tax is calculated, meaning you take home even more pay!
  • Motor Vehicle Packaging Options – to suit your lifestyle.
  • Work/Life Balance - Flexible work arrangements including hybrid home/office work arrangements, 1 accrued day off a month for full time employees (that’s an extra 12 days off per year!).
  • Recognition and Reward – Sector competitive remuneration, various recognition programs and access to long service leave after 5 years
  • Wellness - Fitness passport + Employee Assistance Program + opportunity to purchase additional leave.
  • Professional development – Monthly communities of practice + We tailor career development opportunities to all employees and volunteers for career enrichment, fulfilment, and growth.
  • Regular clinical supervision from a senior Allied Health Professionals to support you to deliver high quality, evidence-based services.
  • Diverse range of clients from children to adults, through our range of disability programs funded by the NDIS, state education departments and other government programs.
  • Multi-disciplinary team of OTs, Speech Pathologists, Behaviour Support Practitioners, Psychologists and Support Coordinators to deliver outcomes for clients.
  • Our Reconciliation Commitment – a First Nations employees are entitled up to 10 days of unpaid leave for ceremonial purposes, as well as the option to be a voice on our RAP working group, and have the opportunity for cultural and professional development that supports career pathways.

Our Organisation

The Benevolent Society’s vision is to build a just society where all Australians can live their best life. For more than 200 years we have supported people at the margins of society: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians; children, young people, and their families; older people; carers and people with disability. We are an independent, non-religious service provider which supports people to live life their way.

As part of The Benevolent Society vision, we are strongly committed to reconciliation with our First Nations people of Australia. We remain steadfast in our commitment to promoting the economic, political, and social inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


As an Occupational Therapist, you will:

  • Conduct assessments and collaborate with Practitioners and clients to contribute to the development, implementation, monitoring and review of the client plan, as appropriate to their circumstances
  • Conduct home visits and visits to the community as required
  • Coordinate the delivery of occupational therapy services to asses, diagnose and treat children and adults with development challenges
  • Assist each client achieve these goals through therapy services, planning home modifications and prescription of assistive technology

Apply now!

Hit “Apply Now” to submit your Expression of Interest, and tell us a little bit about you to arrange an interview, and discuss what you are looking for!

Have any questions? Contact [email protected] using the subject line: Occupational Therapist - New Grad - Port Pirie & Broken Hill enquiry via EthicalJobs for a friendly conversation!

The Benevolent Society respects and promotes human rights and diversity and is committed to building an inclusive culture. We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged. We value relationships with our local Aboriginal community and welcome applications from its members. We see ability not disability, if you identify as a person with a different ability, please get in contact to let us know how we can accommodate your needs. We pride ourselves on being a client and child safe organisation and as such all our staff and volunteers go through security screening relevant to the role.

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